Draw Down Completed
For the upcoming reconstruction of the gated spillway and installation of a third hydroelectric unit on the Black River, the water levels have been decreased by 6 inches a day, a total of roughly 14 feet.
The project demolition, reconstruction, and installation of the low flow hydroelectric unit is expected to begin near the end of 2009 following final approvals. The project is expected to be completed in April of 2011.
Take a look at the interesting pictures taken of the current dam, as well as areas of the riverbed exposed during this low water period by viewing our Utility Issues page.